Walter Bruce Rainsford

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First name: Walter

Middle name: Bruce

Last name: Rainsford

Personal information:

W. B. Rainsford served in Egypt and France and helped in the formation of the Imperial Scouts Organisation. Embarked from Sydney on S.S. Kyarra 25 Nov. 1914. His diaries were compiled whilst sergeant with the Australian Army Medical Corps and the 14th Field Ambulance. Private on enlistment, Staff Sergeant on NR

Ward diary, 6 October 1914 - 28 July 1915
Diary of Eric Harford Ward

More than just this dairy (which is incredibly moving), it's the stories you piece together by reading other material in our collection. While on duty, Eric Ward wrote several letters to his home town paper The Bathurst TimesYou can even get a small glimpse of his life after the war with mention of a wedding. These documents are like pieces of a puzzle that together show a picture of a man who went to war and, thankfully, returned home.
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